Mickaël Poté

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Mickaël Poté
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Personal information
Date of birth (1984-09-24) 24 September 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Lyon, France
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
APOEL
Number 8
Youth career
2002–2003 Grenoble Foot
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Grenoble Foot 3 (0)
2004–2007 AS Cannes 52 (9)
2007–2009 Clermont Foot 68 (12)
2009–2011 OGC Nice 21 (2)
2011 Le Mans 19 (3)
2011–2014 Dynamo Dresden 83 (21)
2014–2015 Omonia 29 (17)
2015–2017 Adana Demirspor 68 (47)
2017– APOEL 8 (5)
National team
2008– Benin 39 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 November 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 November 2017

Mickaël Poté (born 24 September 1984) is a Beninese international footballer who plays as a striker. He currently plays for APOEL.

Career[edit]

Poté began his career in 2003 with Grenoble Foot where he played only three games in his first season. After the season, he signed a contract with AS Cannes where he stayed three years, playing fifty-one games and scoring nine goals. In summer 2007 he joined Clermont Foot where he played thirty-six games in his first season scoring five goals. In springtime 2009 there were rumors that he might be transferred to RC Strasbourg[1] or Le Havre AC,[2] but neither transfer occurred, however on 26 June 2009, he signed a three-year-contract with Ligue 1 side OGC Nice.[3] On 2 January 2011, he joined Ligue 2 side Le Mans on a six-month loan deal.[4] In August 2011, he left France and signed a three-year contract with. 2. Bundesliga club Dynamo Dresden.[5] In 2014, Poté moved to Omonia where he was Cypriot's League top scorer with 17 goals in a season. In 2015-2016 season he played for Adana Demirspor at Turkish 1st Division and he won the top scorer title with his 20 goals.

International[edit]

Poté also plays for the Benin national football team. His debut game was on 7 September 2008 against Angola.[6]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Benin's goal tally first.[7]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 5 September 2010 Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin  Burundi 1–0 1–1 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 26 May 2012 Stade du 4-Août, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso  Burkina Faso 2–1 2–2 Friendly
3. 17 June 2012 Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin  Ethiopia 1–0 1–1 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4. 8 September 2013 Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo, Benin  Rwanda 1–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 27 March 2016 Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin  South Sudan 2–0 4–1 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
6. 10 October 2017 Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan, Salon-de-Provence, France  Gabon 1–0 1–0 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football - Ligue 2 : Imbroglio sur le transfert de Mickaël Poté à Strasbourg ?" (in French). cyberbougnat.net. 18 January 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mickaël Poté (OGC Nice) sur les tablettes du Mans FC" (in French). ouest-france.fr. 22 December 2010. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nice: Arrivée de Poté" (in French). mercato365.com. 26 June 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Yohan Hautcoeur et Mickaël Poté ont signé" (in French). lemansfc.fr. 2 January 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Dynamo verpflichtet Mickael Poté" (in German). Dynamo Dresden. 23 August 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Benin - Angola 3:2 (1:1)". FIFA.com. 7 September 2008. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Poté, Mickaël". National Football Teams. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 

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